Cover Band FAQ

Below you will find answers to most of ‘Punch The Air‘ cover band frequently asked questions. Some questions might not apply directly to your type of event or party, but this page is definitely a good place to start to help you out.

We’re sure you probably have many more questions you’d like ‘Punch The Air‘ cover band to answer. Lots of them may actually have been answered on specific pages though. So if you’re enquiring about our wedding band, party band, corporate event band, birthday party band packages then those pages will help you out further.


Cover Band
Cover Band

Contact Punch The Air if your need more before you hire a cover band

If your question isn’t listed below then contact or email punchtheairband@gmail.com or call UK 07794 659405. You can ask us anything about live entertainment or even anything at all to do with your event. As we get to see, hear and taste so much that goes on at clients parties on a regular basis we are often asked to advise about photographers, caterers, printers and custom cake designers. No matter how trivial or none music related you may think your questions are we will always try to answer them to help put your mind as ease. Band leader Andy Starkey loves talking weddings and parties and doesn’t mind helping you out as much as he can. He’s always here to help you and offer advise. 

Cover Band Frequently Asked Questions

What area are Punch The Air based in and where do you play?

Punch The Air are based in The Midlands UK, but regularly perform all over the country. We can accommodate your needs no matter where your event is located be it in the UK or anywhere in the rest of world.

How much does it cost to hire Punch The Air?

Due to the many variables that can affect pricing such as peak dates, travel times, set times and finish times we are unable to give exact prices online. So please contact for a confirmed quote.

How long can I expect Punch The Air to play for?

Most clients book Punch The Air to perform live for the following set lengths:
2 x 45 Minutes

But we can accommodate any duration you require.
Different prices apply to the different set lengths.

What extras are included when I book Punch The Air (PA Hire, Lighting, DJ etc)?

When booking Punch The Air everything is included in the cost you are quoted. This includes 2 x sets of live songs, PA equipment and onstage and dance floor lighting. You even get a free iPad DJ service too . So there really is nothing else to worry about booking yourself as far as music goes for your event.

What amount of deposit do Punch The Air require?

We require a deposit of 50% to secure your booking paid by bank transfer. The remaining 50% fee is payable 30 days prior to the event by bank transfer. We do not accept cash or cheque payments on the day .

Do Punch The Air also offer a free DJ service?

Yes. Punch The Air also offer a laptop/iPad DJ service inbetween their live performances and after the band have finished performing until midnight, so your guests can continue to dance the night away. We have a huge library of music and have been performing this service for many years so we really know how to keep the party going. This DJ service can also continue after midnight at an extra cost.

How long have Punch The Air been performing together?

Punch The Air have regularly been playing live together since 2013. They are in no way new to the function band circuit having played in many bands prior to this.

What time will Punch The Air arrive at my event?

We usually arrive and set up from approx 6pm onwards for a 7:30/8.00pm start. Other arrangements can be made but this may incur additional fees.

How long does it take Punch The Air to get set up before they perform?

Please allow at least an hour and thirty minutes for the band to set up the PA system, lighting, drum kits, instruments and run through a quick sound check and then get changed into their stage wear.

How much stage space do Punch The Air need to enable them to perform?

Ideally we require at least 6 meters width by 3 meters depth, but we can also accommodate smaller sizes if necessary. We do not require a raised stage to perform on, but its always a welcome addition as it gives more of a real “Venue” feel. The more space you are able to provide us with the better we can perform.

What amenities will the venue need to enable Punch The Air to perform?

We require at least 4 independent 13 amp sockets near the stage.
Preferably somewhere for band members to get changed into their “Stage Wear”. (Not a public toilet)
Preferably parking spaces for 3 vehicles.

What style of clothing will Punch The Air wear while performing?

We perform in smart/casual attire as per the images on this website. We wear slim fit shirts, skinny ties, slim fit suit jackets, skinny jeans and Converse All Star trainers. We look like a proper Indie Rock band crossed with a smart wedding band. Its a little bit 1970s ‘Blondie’ with a twist. Please check out the band image.

Will Punch The Air require refreshments during the event?

We often leave home mid afternoon and do not get back until the very early hours the next day, we therefore request that the band is provided with food and unlimited soft drinks while at your event. This can be as simple as bottled water and buffet type food, but a warm meal is always very welcome.

How long a break will Punch The Air require between performing sets?

We require a minimum of 15 minutes break between live sets. This can be extended out to suit your requirements.

Do Punch The Air have Public Liability Insurance and is all the electronic equipment PAT tested?

Yes, Punch The Air have Public Liability Insurance and all our our equipment is Portable Appliance (PAT) Tested. Documentation is available upon request.

Our venue has a noise limiter installed, are you still able to perform for us?

As long as we are made aware of noise limiters at venues prior to booking we are still able to accommodate you with live music for your event. We have a state of the art electronic drum kit especially for this purpose and have performed many times with limiters installed in venues.

What sort of group are ‘Punch The Air’?

Our cover band ‘Punch The Air‘ formed in 2013 and we have handled live entertainment at many, many different types of events and parties over the years. We perform classic anthemic indie rock covers by artists such as The Killers, Kings Of Leon, Wheatus, Stereophonics, Fountains Of Wayne, Kaiser Chiefs. Also Oasis, Muse, Arctic Monkeys and more. ‘Punch The Air‘ are also able to perform amazing pop tunes from old to new by artists like The Undertones, Amy Winehouse, Bryan Adams, Chuck Berry, George Ezra, Tiffany, The Kinks, The Human League and more. View our repertoire and you’ll find all of our cover band songs will be very suitable for your indie rock wedding band event or party.



Whats included in our party cover band price / fee

Included in the price you’ll receive two live live performances, PA, mixing desk. Furthermore all the bands backline equipment (Drums, guitars, amps etc). You’ll also get lighting for the stage and dance-floor and iPad DJ services until midnight. When you want to book us we’ll send you over a contract to sign. It outlines everything clearly so you’re all safe and sound then. We’ll also send you over deposit information. Consequently it really is very easy to hire a covers band for your event. So you can book a top rated party band with full confidence.






If you would like a quote for your event then please contact. All you need to do is fill in the simple questions on the contact form and we’ll get back to you ASAP with a price and further info.


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